All Tram-train articles

  • Transport for Wales Stadler Citylink tram-train (19)
    Rail Business UK

    Cardiff Valleys Class 398 tram-train unveiled at InnoTrans

    2022-09-21T07:04:00Z

    INNOTRANS: One of the Citylink Class 398 electric-battery tram-trains which Stadler is building for South Wales Metro services on the branch lines around Cardiff has been unveiled at the InnoTrans trade fair in Berlin. Stadler’s Citylink is a family of modular light rail vehicles designed to ...

  • Cardiff Bay screenshot
    Rail Business UK

    Revised Cardiff Bay branch plans confirmed

    2022-08-16T08:50:00Z

    UK: Transport for Wales has confirmed revised plans for electrification of the Cardiff Bay branch as part of the the Core Valleys Lines upgrading programme. Plans for a short extension of the branch from the current terminus to The Flourish have been dropped. Instead the existing ...

  • Girona (Photo: Ron van der Steeg/Pixabay)
    Metro Report International

    Catalunya studies tram-train networks

    2022-07-29T11:00:00Z

    SPAIN: The government of Catalunya and railway operator Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya have called tenders to undertake studies for four tram-train networks which would have a combined length of around 280 km. The four planned schemes are: Terres de l’Ebre, a 41 km, two-line ...

  • RegioTram Kassel (Photo: RTG)
    Metro Report International

    RegioTram operating contract awarded

    2022-07-28T11:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Following an international tender, Nordhessen transport authority NVV has awarded incumbent RTG the next contract to operate RegioTram tram-train services on three routes around Kassel. RTG is a joint venture of Kassel transport operator KVG and Hessische Landesbahn and has operated the RegioTram services since ...

  • A consortium of six German and Austrian transport bodies has jointly awarded Stadler a framework contract for the supply and maintenance of up 504 tram-trains
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    Talgangbahn reopening backed by council

    2022-07-27T13:33:00Z

    GERMANY: Albstadt council in Baden-Württemberg has voted in favour of reopening the 8 km Talgangbahn from Ebingen to Onstmettingen. The revived line would form part of route S1 of the planned Regional-Stadtbahn Neckar-Alb, with half-hourly electric tram-train type services running through to Tübingen Hbf. ...

  • Paris tram line T13 (Photo Jérémie Anne) (6)
    Metro Report International

    Right and left-hand running as T13 tram-train route opens west of Paris

    2022-07-08T15:10:00Z

    FRANCE: Ile-de-France tram-train line T13 opened on July 6, running 18·8 km on an orbital route between Saint-Cyr and Saint-Germain-en-Laye RER stations to the west of Paris.

  • Stadler Citylink for Transport for Wales
    Metro Report International

    Cardiff Northwest Corridor tram-train report published

    2022-06-14T05:00:00Z

    UK: Proposals have been published for the development of a tram-train network to serve housing developments on the Northwest Corridor between Cardiff and Llantrisant. Commissioned from transport consultancy Cogitamus, a report making the case for the project was launched on June 10 by Mark Drakeford, Senedd ...

  • Hasselt - Maastricht tram-train impression
    Metro Report International

    Cross-border tram-train project scrapped

    2022-05-31T05:00:00Z

    EUROPE: After many years of discussion and planning, the government of the Belgian region of Vlaanderen has decided not to go ahead with plans to for a tram-train service running from Hasselt across the Dutch border to Maastricht. The route would have been around 30 km ...

  • Mittelsachsen transport authority VMS has awarded Stadler a contract to supply and maintain 19 Citylink tram-trains for use around Chemnitz, with options for 27 more.
    Metro Report International

    Chemnitz orders second generation Citylink tram-trains

    2022-03-31T13:35:00Z

    GERMANY: Mittelsachsen transport authority VMS has awarded Stadler a contract to supply and maintain 19 Citylink tram-trains for use around Chemnitz, with options for 27 more. The vehicles will be similar to Chemitz’s first generation electro-diesel Citylink tram-trains supplied from 2015 by Vossloh’s light rail business, ...

  • Haifa Nazareth tram-train stop impression
    Metro Report International

    Six prequalify for Haifa – Nazareth tram-train concession

    2022-02-09T11:42:00Z

    ISRAEL: Project promoter Trans Israel has prequalified six consortia for the Infra 2 PPP concession to finance, design and procure the railway systems and rolling stock for the future Haifa – Nazareth inter-urban light rail line, and to operate the completed route. The six are: ...

  • A consortium of six German and Austrian transport bodies has jointly awarded Stadler a framework contract for the supply and maintenance of up 504 tram-trains
    Metro Report International

    Six operators award joint contract for up to 504 tram-trains

    2022-01-17T11:42:00Z

    EUROPE: A consortium of six German and Austrian transport bodies has awarded Stadler a framework contract for the supply and maintenance of up 504 tram-trains worth €4bn, the largest contract in the Swiss company’s history. The VDV TramTrain framework contract was awarded on January 14 by ...

  • Puebla tram-train (1)
    Metro Report International

    Puebla tram-train ceases operation

    2022-01-11T12:01:00Z

    MEXICO: The tourism-oriented tram-train service in Puebla ceased operation on December 31, with the local government announcing that it was no longer economically viable. The 17·2 km route was launched in January 2017, using the Ferrosur freight railway including various rehabilitated sections to link the historic ...

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    Metro Report International

    Szeged tram-train service inaugurated

    2021-12-06T04:57:00Z

    HUNGARY: The country’s first public tram-train service between Szeged and Hódmezővásárhely has started revenue service ahead of the introduction of a full timetable in January.

  • SmartMMI smart window
    Metro Report International

    SmartWindow trials begin on Karlsruhe tram-train

    2021-09-17T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: SmartWindow technology for displaying live and context-based journey information on vehicle windows is being tested on a tram-train operated by AVG in Karlsruhe. The six-month trial starting this month will be used to assess the situations under which passengers will interact with the SmartWindow, which ...

  • FLP Stadler Tramlink (Photo FLP)
    Metro Report International

    Lugano tram-train cut-off tunnel approved

    2021-08-17T14:03:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: Plans for a 2·2 km cut-off tunnel which would provide metre-gauge operator Ferrovie Luganesi with a more direct route into Lugano were approved by the Federal Council on August 11. Construction of the tunnel along with a 1·9 km surface branch to Manno are key ...

  • FLP LRV delivery 1
    Metro Report International

    Ferrovie Luganesi tram-train delivered

    2021-04-01T05:00:00Z

    SWITZERLAND: Ferrovie Luganesi has taken delivery of the first of nine Stadler Tramlink tram-trains ordered in 2018 at cost of SFr47m for use around Lugano. The manufacturer has appointed Van Der Vlist to deliver the vehicles from its factory in Valencia. ...

  • West Yorkshire Mass transit map
    Rail Business UK

    Mass transit network proposed for West Yorkshire

    2021-01-27T14:25:00Z

    UK: ‘Emerging plans’ for a network of light rail or bus rapid transit services are included in the Connectivity Infrastructure Plan and Mass Transit Vision 2040 published by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. The documents also set out the role of railway electrification and major projects ...

  • Szeged Stadler tram-train delivery (Photo Balazs Szecsody MAV) (2)
    Metro Report International

    Szeged tram-train deliveries underway

    2021-01-22T09:00:00Z

    HUNGARY: Stadler’s Valencia site has delivered the first of 12 Citylink light rail vehicles ordered for the 22 km Szeged – Hódmezővásárhely tram-train line, which is scheduled to open in September. National passenger operator MÁV-Start placed a HF17∙6bn order for an initial eight ...

  • A ‘learning hub’ has been launched to share information and experiences gained from the design, construction and operation of the UK’s first modern tram-train service.
    Metro Report International

    Tram-train project knowledge shared through learning hub

    2021-01-11T16:11:00Z

    UK: A ‘learning hub’ has been launched to share information and experiences gained from the design, construction and operation of the UK’s first modern tram-train service. After a prolonged development process, the pilot tram-train service linking Sheffield and Rotherham using the Supertram network and a Network Rail ...

  • il Haifa – Nazareth impression of the tram-train station to serve the government offices at Nof Hagalil.
    Metro Report International

    Haifa – Nazareth tram-train infrastructure works contracts awarded

    2020-11-03T10:54:00Z

    ISRAEL: Project promoter Trans Israel-Advanced Transportation Solutions has selected local contractors to undertake civil works on the 41 km interurban tram-train line between Haifa and Nazareth. Y Lehrer & Co, Rolider, Abraham Isaac and Brothers Anton Earthworks have been awarded the Section D contract covering the ...